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These are the stories making headlines in fashion on Friday.

Chemena Kamali’s first Chloé campaign is here
Chloé‘s Fall 2024 campaign represents “returning to Paris,” Kamali said in a press release announcing her first campaign for the house. The images reflect her version of the Chloé woman, free spirited yet rooted in reality. Kamali was appointed creative director of the brand in October 2023. Her debut pre-collection is available to shop now, May 31. {Fashionista inbox}

Photo: Courtesy of Andam

2024 Andam Fashion Awards finalists revealed
Finalists for the 35th annual Andam Fashion Awards include: 3.Paradis, Charles Jeffrey Loverboy, Christopher Esber, Marie Adam-Leenaerdt, Meryll Rogge and Ruohan for the Andam Grand Prize; Boyarovskaya, Pièces Uniques and Vaillant for the Pierre Bergé Prize; and Hugo Kreit, Maeden and Sarahlevy for the Accessories Prize. All finalists will receive mentorship from the Andam sponsors and network which notably include Balenciaga, Google and Longchamp among others. Winners will be announced on June 27. {Fashionista inbox}

Gap Inc. sales are up across all brands for Q1
Old Navy, Gap, Banana Republic and Athleta all reported comparable sales gains in Q1 of 2024, bringing Gap Inc.’s net income to $158 million following losses of $18 million a year ago. President and CEO of Gap Inc. Richard Dickson told WWD he “can’t remember” the last time sales were up across all brands. He credits successes to linens at Gap, limited-edition drops at Athleta and overall better-quality products at Old Navy. He believes Banana Republic’s increase in sales was due to the reinforcement of its classic styles. Gap Inc. said it now expects 2024 sales to be up slightly over last year, and the company’s stock prices rose by 20% Thursday. {WWD/paywalled}

Golden Goose plans €100 million IPO
Golden Goose, now valued at roughly €3 billion, plans to list at least 25% of the company on the Milan stock market. The brand hopes to raise €100 million in the sale to reduce debt. The IPO follows recent highs in the stock market and will be Italy’s largest since last May. CEO Silvio Campara hopes to increase net sales to €1 billion by 2029 by bolstering desirability among younger customers with personalized sneaker options among other innovations. {Bloomberg/paywalled}

Fashion trade groups are pushing back against the New York Fashion Act
The bill, which is backed by Reformation and Patagonia among other companies, would hold brands and retailers with annual sales of $100 million or more accountable for the environmental damage caused by their operations. The American Apparel and Footwear Association believes the timeline proposed by the act is not realistic. Other states have introduced similar regulations. California’s bill is likely to pass this summer, while it is likely New York’s will be pushed to 2025, if it’s passed at all. {Business of Fashion/paywalled}

Levi’s x Starter

Photo: Courtesy of Levi’s and Starter

Levi’s collaborates with Starter on sports team jackets
The collection includes 12 jackets featuring legendary teams across the MLB, NBA and NFL. The jacket design combines elements of the Levi’s Trucker Jacket with Starter’s silk team jackets of the ’80s and ’90s. Pieces will be available for purchase starting June 6 via Levi’s, Fanatics, Shiekh Shoes, NFL, NBA and MLB retailers. {Fashionista inbox}

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Source: Fashionista.com

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